Production Manager
Adams Extract & Spice
Gonzales, TX US
Posted ago
Adams Extract & Spice

We are looking to hire a Production Manager for our 2nd shift that is starting on August 1, 2022. You will be hired now for training and will be working our regular shift of 6:00 am-4:30 pm. Once training is complete and the 2nd shift starts, your schedule will be 1:00 pm-11:30 pm Monday - Thursday.

  • Lead the area production team to achieve safety, quality, service, and cost performance expectations.
  • Lead hiring, training, and development of personnel in the area to maximize retention and productivity.
  • Seek and lead continuous improvement activities in the area.


  • Look ahead and set the stage for team success by ensuring appropriate materials, tools, and staff is present
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of production supervisors and respective teams
  • Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of the production team engaged in cleaning, sanitation, waste handling, and storage activities
  • Confer with other managers/supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments
  • Develop a healthy working knowledge of manufacturing equipment in order to maximize productivity, as well as demonstrate equipment operations and safety procedures to new employees
  • Analyze production reports to identify opportunities and lead to corresponding improvements (e.g. line efficiency, productivity, waste)
  • Develop, train, implement and improve Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to sustain improvement projects
  • Review processing schedules and production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, and duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints
  • Hire, train, evaluate, and discharge staff, and resolve personnel grievances
  • Oversee Employee work restrictions as advised by HR
  • Oversees all job material applications and job documentation and process in ERP for the area
  • Manages time & attendance for areas
  • Prepare documentation for personnel records to include time and attendance management, incident reports, and employee counseling forms
  • Strong Knowledge of the company's internal ERP Systems and data collection 
  • Provide feedback and production floor management of employee injuries and safety issues
  • Abide by safety and sanitation regulations and follow all work procedures


  • High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate) – 4-year technical degree preferred
  • 4-6 years+ CPG (preferably food and beverage) manufacturing experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge of GMPs, HACCP, and SQF
  • Strong basic math and computer skills
  • Be on your feet for 8-10 hours a day
  • Knowledge of principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination, and execution. This includes strategic planning, resource allocation, manpower modeling, leadership techniques, and production methods
  • Knowledge of inputs, outputs, raw materials, waste, quality control, costs, and techniques for maximizing the manufacture and distribution of goods

$70,000 - $110,000 yearly
About Adams Extract & Spice

Since John A. Adams made his first product in 1888 and mixed his first vanilla extract on top of an old icebox in 1905, successive generations of Adams employees have built, extended, and sustained a respected and thriving company producing premium quality extracts and spices used with confidence daily in thousands of homes, restaurants, and food manufacturing facilities. YOU are reading this message because we want YOU to be a part of that proud tradition!

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